Monthly Archives: November 2014

Engineering Communications For Product Development

Translating information from non engineering type people to engineers is always a challenge especially when the person with the product idea has never worked with an en engineer who has gone through the process many times. Usually the idea man has a … Continue reading

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Rotary Viscous Damper Used as A Braking Mechanism

Some mechanical systems whether they produce rotary motion or linear motion usually need to cease moving for one reason or another. Most pneumatic systems cycle and have a soft material stop to avoid banging and the vibration produced. In cases where free fall from the … Continue reading

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Medical Applications for Friction Hinges and Rotary Viscous Dampers

In medical and clean room environments free floating particles are a concern because of possible contamination of products and people. One of the benefits of our rotary viscous dampers and friction hinges is the lack of particulation. We have no metal … Continue reading

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Safety Applications for Friction Hinges

A major concern for years has been consumer product safety and safety in public areas. Any moving member of a consumer product is a potential application for a friction hinge or rotary viscous damper. These two products can prevent pinch … Continue reading

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